LYNBROOK, N.Y., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: BSTC), a biopharmaceutical company developing first in class collagenase-based products marketed as XIAFLEX® in the U.S. and XIAPEX® in Europe and Eurasia, today announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012 and provided a corporate update.
"We are very happy with the ongoing clinical development progress for our XIAFLEX pipeline, including the recent submission of a sBLA filing by our partner Auxilium for the potential treatment of Peyronie's disease," said Thomas L. Wegman, President of BioSpecifics. "Additionally, Auxilium recently completed enrollment in its cellulite Phase Ib and frozen shoulder Phase IIa studies and began enrollment for its 600 patient label expansion study for Dupuytren's contracture patients with multiple palpable cords. We look forward to reporting top-line data from each of these studies in the fourth quarter of 2012, the first quarter of 2013 and the first half of 2014, respectively. We also anticipate that we will complete enrollment in our internally-managed human and canine lipoma Phase II trials during the first half of 2013. In addition, we are very encouraged by the ongoing commercial initiatives Auxilium has implemented to continue to expand XIAFLEX sales for Dupuytren's contracture in the U.S."
Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results
BioSpecifics reported net income of $0.5 million for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012, or $0.07 per basic and diluted common share, compared to a net income of $0.3 million, or $0.04 per basic and diluted common share, for the same period in 2011.
Total revenue for the third quarter of 2012 was $2.4 million, compared to $1.9 million for the same period in 2011.
Royalty, mark-up on cost of goods sold, and earn-out revenues for the third quart
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